Habits, Not Cravings, Drive Food Choice During Times Of Stress

Researchers say people who turn to food during times of stress opt for food they habitually eat, and not specifically high-calorie comfort foods as previously thought.

“Habits don’t change in a high-pressure situation. People default to what their habits are under stress, whether healthy or not,” researcher David Neal reported at the IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo.

Source: FoodNavigator